The B.F. and H. Mine is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,329 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 2,329 Feet (710 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.1406, -116.50030
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B.F. and H. Mine MRDS details
Primary: B.F. and H. Mine
Secondary: Blacktail Mine
Secondary: Armstead Mine
Secondary: Talache Mine
Secondary: Keystone Mine
Secondary: Silver Butte
District: Pend Oreille District
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): 6/75 THE BLACKTAIL FORMATION IS THE EQUIVALENT OF THE COMBINATION OF ST. REGIS AND REVETT FORMATIONS.
Reference (Deposit): SOPER 1918 MINING AND SCI PRESS V 116 P 125
Reference (Deposit): V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL; MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981,
Reference (Deposit): SANDPOINT QUAD, LOCATION NO. 278
Reference (Deposit): GREEN, 1976, WASH. STATE UNIV. PHD. DISSERTATION.
Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1967 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL CO REPT 6
Reference (Deposit): SAMPSON 1928 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 31
Reference (Deposit): HUMPHREYS AND LEATHAM 1936 BS THESIS UNIV OF IDAHO
Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1965 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 134
Reference (Deposit): WORMSER 1922 ENG AND MINING JOUR PRESS V 114 NO 14 P 581
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